|The World Gone Mad - Larry Darmour and Phil Goldstone|
After the death of the D.A. under dubious circumstances, hard living, well-connected reporter Andy Terrell investigates. What he discovers soon has him fearful that his friend, the new D.A. investigating the same leads as his predecessor, will meet the same end. It's up to Terrell to piece it all together before it's too late. Starring: Pat O'Brien, Evelyn Brent, Neil Hamilton, Mary Brian, Louis Calhearn, and J...
Keywords: Thriller; Mystery; Crime; Hit Men; Fraud; Corporate Corruption
Downloads: 3,352 (1 review)
|Apple II Forever|
Today they're called "mac heads", but way back in the 1980's, Apple users were in love with the Apple II. Despite the introduction of the Mac in 1984, the Apple II continued to have its devoted fans. This program looks at the Apple II culture during the early Mac era. Included are the Apple IIc+, the Apple II-GS, and a rare Apple I. Guests include John Sculley and Gary Kildall. Software demonstrations are of Math Blaster, Paintworks Gold, and Microsoft Bookshelf...
Keywords: apple; macintosh; sculley
Downloads: 38,478 (2 reviews)
It was the biggest ever launch of a software product with stores opening at midnight and buyers around the world waiting to get their hands on... an operating system! It was Windows 95. This show looks at the hoopla surrounding the launch of Windows 95, the product itself, and several Windows 95 add-on products including Microsoft Office, Viking RAM Chips, Uninstaller, Trispectives Professional, and The Hive...
Keywords: windows; microsoft; operating systems
Downloads: 16,008 (2 reviews)
|Battle of the Browsers|
When Microsoft started giving away Internet Explorer, it became a serious challenger for Netscape. This program looked at the battle to become the dominant internet browser platform. Featured are Netscape Communicator 4.0, Internet Explorer 4.0, VRML 2.0 and RealSystem 5.0. Guests include Mark Brown, author of Using Netscape Communicator, and Amy Helen Johnson, Senior Technology Editor for Windows Magazine...
Keywords: Episode Year: 1997; Television Programs; Computers: History; netscape; internet explorer; browser
Downloads: 7,757 (2 reviews)
Floppy drives, hard drives, and bubble memory.Guests: Al Shugart, Seagate; Frank Sordello, Memorex; Gary Kildall, DRIProducts/Demos: 5 ¼ inch floppy drive, 3 ½ inch floppy drive, RCA CED videodisk, 3680 1.2 GB spindle disk
Keywords: Episode year: 1984
Downloads: 12,390 (3 reviews)
|Modems & Bulletin Boards|
From high-tech trysts to selling black-market software, computers users are talking.Guests: Ezra Shapiro, Byte Magazine; Rory O'Connor, InforWorld; Matthew McClure, The Well; Donald Ingrim, Alameda County DA; George Morrow, Morrow ComputingProducts/Demos: CompuServe, Byte BBS, The Well
Keywords: Episode year: 1985
Downloads: 8,636 (4 reviews)
|Alan Kay: Doing with Images Makes Symbols Pt 2|
Keywords: Technology: Computers: History
Downloads: 39,109 (4 reviews)
|BBS: The Documentary - Jason Scott|
Long before the Internet escaped from the lab, connected the planet and redefined what it meant to use a computer there was a brave and pioneering band of computer users who spent their time, money and sanity setting up their home computers and phone lines to welcome anyone who called. By using a modem, anyone else who knew the phone number of these computers could connect to them, leave messages, send and recieve files......
Keywords: bbs; documentary; jason scott; computer history
Downloads: 13,863 (4 reviews)
|Story of Television, The - Ganz (William J.) Co.|
Shows efforts of the Radio Corporation of America (RCA) in the creation, development and introduction of the all-electronic TV system; explains how science made television a working reality. David Sarnoff tells of the early research and experiments. Shown is the first successful picture tube, the first experimental TV station, the problems of improving piucture quality and reducing the size and cost of components at the transmitting and receiving ends, and the function of mobile units...
Downloads: 2,106 (5 reviews)
|Medical Aspects of Nuclear Radiation - Cascade Pictures of California|
Attempt to argue away the dangers of nuclear radiation, with some excellent animation.
Keywords: Atomic-nuclear: Civil defense; Atomic-nuclear: Weapons; Cold War
Downloads: 22,686 (9 reviews)
The Commodore 64 was the first computer for many families. This program looks at what you can do with the famous C-64. Demonstrations include The Wine Steward, Skate or Die, Strike Fleet, the Koala Pad, Master Composer, Tetris, and Berkeley Software's GEOS. Includes a visit to a Commodore Owners Users Group meeting and an interview with Max Toy President of Commodore. Originally broadcast in 1988.
Keywords: commodore; C-64; GEOS
Downloads: 162,275 (13 reviews)
Help us get more films like this online! This film was digitized and uploaded thanks to contributions from this project: www.indiegogo.com/avgeeks100miles This film was made to instruct police officers on the basics of childbirth and to show them an actual birth - mostly so they wouldn't panic or pass out when confronted with such a scenario. WARNING! The poor acting by actual police officers and doctors and low production values in this film make the live birth scene even more shocking than oth...
Keywords: police training; miracle of birth
Downloads: 203,252 (27 reviews)